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Feb. 21, 2008

Welcome back!

The Share the Love: Valentine's Day Speed Contest ends this Sunday, so get your romantic Instructables up this weekend!

The winners of the Get the LED Out! Speed Contest have been announced. See who won here!

Check out these cool instructables!

Conductive Fabric: Make Flexible Circuits Using An Inkjet Printer
Easily turn out flexible circuits to create some funky projects.
posted by mikey77 on Feb 14, 2008
Remote shutter trigger for digital cameras
Make a remote shutter release for your Canon digital camera (and some other brands) for about three bucks in under five minutes.
posted by deth2all on Feb 20, 2007
How To Shave Without Getting Razor Bumps
Here's how to avoid those little ingrown hairs known as razor bumps.
posted by SteamKit on Feb 18, 2008
A better laptop stand for bed
Make a simple but incredibly useful Laptop Stand for around $15 and 30-60 minutes! Great for use in bed while typing, browsing, and watching movies.
posted by jumpfroggy on Feb 13, 2008
Simulated wood grain for metal boxes
Prepare a metal box using a buffing technique that can simulate wood grain, birdseye or other finishes for a sleek look.
posted by amz-fx on Feb 15, 2008
A Dozen Red Origami Roses
A unique twist to the traditional giving of roses to a loved one. Handmade origami roses are everlasting and inexpensive to& make.
posted by thydzik on Feb 15, 2007
Cardboard Savonius Wind Turbine
Build a Savonius wind turbine made out of cardboard to see what works. Low-tech rapid prototyping at its best.
posted by rhackenb on Feb 16, 2008
How to Eat a Banana Like a Monkey
OK, the actual eating isn't too different from humans. The real magic is in how monkeys peel their banana to get at the goodness inside.
posted by fungus amungus on Feb 20, 2008
Build a real bell-striking clock for your PC
Sound effects on a computer can't match the nice tones you can get from a real bell. Here's how to put the two together.
posted by 5Volt on Feb 18, 2008
Make a Bloody Valentine's Heart
Present your loved one with this anatomically-correct heart, a card ("You have my heart!"), and a ring hidden in the heart for a day to remember forever.
posted by theprojectmaker on Feb 16, 2008
Show us your yarn!

The Lion Brand Yarn Challenge has closed for entries, so it's time to vote for your favorites.
Here are some more of the over 450 projects entered -
rate your favorites, talk to the crafters, and get inspired. The Lion Brand group lives on, so keep posting your yarn creations!
 
Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric